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Widely-Used Outdated SSL Protocol Has Major Vulnerability According to Google

Widely-Used Outdated SSL Protocol Has Major Vulnerability According to Google

April 21, 2015

Despite being obsolete for a long time but still widely utilized, the cryptographic protocol SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 has just been revealed to have a gaping security flaw by Google’s Security Team. According to Bodo Möller, “This vulnerability allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker.” Despite the fact […]

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Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

April 9, 2015

Yahoo recently introduced a new mechanism that is supposed to allow users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their smartphones. According to Yahoo, this is an attempt to simplify authentication for its services. Now this seems like this is a standard two-factor authentication system, the type where you need to provide […]

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Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

March 24, 2015

You can be as careful as you want on the internet, and sometimes it just isn’t enough. You should always have some type of antivirus software on your computer. Right now we are going to look at the best software to protect yourself in no particular order. And always remember that Mac computers are NOT […]

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Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

February 19, 2015

Super Speedy SSD!   Today’s Top Threat DoctorPC DoctorPC is a potentially unwanted program that masquerades as a program that tells you there are programs and files slowing down your PC. They will want you to pay for their service, the real issue is that it won’t fix anything and you will be out the […]

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Computer Security Watch – Feb 16, 2014 With Cable Advice

Computer Security Watch – Feb 16, 2014 With Cable Advice

February 16, 2015

Cable Madness   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Spadyra Once the Spadyra Trojan infects your computer it will start sending out malicious emails from your accounts. The most annoying part about this will be the responses you get telling you that you have a virus. Get ready to have fun! Today’s Top Stories It’s Baaacck: Ransomware Returns […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

January 30, 2015

A Virus Filled World Out There   Today’s Top Threat W32.Tempedreve.C!inf The Tempedreve worm creates a host of files on your PC, and creates a fake invoice document to try to get you to pay for the removal of the virus. The worm will connect to other network devices including jump drives and network drives. […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

January 29, 2015

Smile You’re On Camera   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomlock!g82 The Trojan ransom software is getting to be a very common style of virus, and they keep getting updated to work around the current anti-virus definitions. It is always a good idea to keep in mind to keep your files backed up and on an external […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 26, 2014 With Trojan.Swifi

Computer Security Watch – Jan 26, 2014 With Trojan.Swifi

January 26, 2015

The Golden Rule   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Swifi!gen1 There is a new anti-virus virus out there looking at cause harm and havoc. Much like the rest it will masquerade as an anti-virus program and tell you that you have viruses that need to be removed. The catch is it will steal your information and money […]

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Windows 10 Preview Wrap Up

Windows 10 Preview Wrap Up

January 22, 2015

First Year Free The first exciting bit of news is the one that has been swirling around the internet all day, and that is, for the first year of its release Windows 10 will be free to upgrade to. So if you have Windows 7 or 8 you will be able to purchase and install […]

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Tips For Loading Secure Webpages

Tips For Loading Secure Webpages

January 7, 2015

I tend to work with a lot of companies that use secure websites: websites for hospitals, the government, and financial websites; all of these domains tend to be secure. However, I have come across a number of reasons why they do not work. If you are reading this, you may be looking for some help […]

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